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Posts from October 2019

Spooktacular Halloween Fun in Irving

Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:00 PM by Roselle Pliego

Thursday, October 24

  • Irving YMCA Festival is from 6-8 pm at the Irving Family YMCA. Dress like a Disney character for even more fun. Enjoy fun activities, jump house, cake walk, vendors, and, of course, candy. 2200 W. Irving Blvd. FREE.
  • Countdown to Halloween for Teens: DIY Light-Up Wands, 6-7 pm, Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room. One more week to Halloween! Using copper tape, popsicle sticks, LED lights, and a battery, we’ll engineer wands that light up with the click of a button! Supplies are provided.
  • Come out for Pics on the Plaza to

Concerts, Carnivals & Cosplay

Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:00 AM by Carol Stoddard


Oh my! What a line up we have here in Irving this weekend. We will need a weekend to rest up from our weekend. To help complete your itinerary of fun things to do, we've listed below just some of the concerts, carnivals and the biggest cosplay event this Fall. Speaking of Fall, don't you just love this weather? All around, it's going to be a great weekend, so get out there and enjoy! 

The Stars at Night are Big and Bright

Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:00 PM by Carol Stoddard

Hang on to your umbrellas this weekend because despite the rainy weather, there will be stars out all over Irving, Texas. We bring you a long list of headliners to enjoy, as well as some of our favorite locals. It'll be hard to choose, but listed below is a wide variety of entertainment events that's sure to light up your evenings.


WHERE: The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
WHEN: Sunday, October 13 at 6 pm, doors open at 5 pm
COST: $34 - $89+

Among her many accolades, Vikki is a philanthropist who supports a wide variety of

Things to Do in Irving When It Rains

Monday, October 7, 2019 6:00 AM by Visit Irving

Don’t let a little drizzle stop you from getting out and about in Irving! There are plenty of Irving rainy day activities to choose from, whether it’s exploring local museums or watching the rain fall from a snug cafe. We’ve pulled together some of our top Irving things to do indoors below.

Irving Rocks Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, October 4, 2019 8:00 AM by Visit Irving

¡Que comience la celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Prepárate para mover los pies o incluso las caderas. En el mes de Octubre Irving comencara con una serie de conciertos en español para muchos de los géneros bajo el paraguas de la música de habla hispana. Aquí está la alineación que viene hacia a tu manera. Usted seguramente querrá experimentar las vistas, sonidos, y sabores de una comunidad hispana valorada y vibrante a través de una variedad de música llenando el aire en Irving. ¡Vamos!

Around the World in a Weekend

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:00 PM by Carol Stoddard


We are richly blessed with a diverse mixture of cultures, foods and traditions here in Irving, Texas. In one weekend you can experience Asia, Europe, and the Americas with a wide variety of food, music and experiences. Let your senses be your guide to this world tour around town.  You don't need a passport, just grab your keys and head out the door.